JJ Bola in conversation with Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire
Feb
27
4:00pm 4:00pm

JJ Bola in conversation with Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire

Don't miss this exclusive performance by JJ Bola of poems from his latest collection of poetry.  WORD published in 2015 explores themes of Black masculinity, patriarchy, immigration/otherness as it relates to Blackness, Black culture as resistance, empowerment and changing the narrative. The performance will be followed by a discussion with co-founder of pan African initiative Writivism and lecturer in Law and Human rights, Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire.

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PANEL: Second Generation Poets in Exile
Feb
27
3:30pm 3:30pm

PANEL: Second Generation Poets in Exile

Join us for an exclusive panel on second generation poets in exile, chaired by Malika Booker, award-winning poet and founder of the writers collective Malika’s Kitchen. The panel features internationally celebrated poet Jane Yeh, London’s Young Poet Laureate Selina Nwulu, spoken word artists and poets Khairani Barokka and Dean Atta.

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PANEL: What does Liberation in Literature Look Like?
Feb
27
11:00am11:00am

PANEL: What does Liberation in Literature Look Like?

Can Literature liberate? This five-panel discussion will see non-fiction writers and fiction writers in conversation to explore what role literature has in politics, personal exploration, equality and justice. Highly anticipated guests include Leila Aboulela, Robin Yassin Kassab, Radhika Swarup, Sareeta Domingo and Joan Anim-Addo.

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